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Laura Cartmill

Laura's 5 thousand miles in 500 days

10 miles everyday walking and cycling for Moorfields Eye Charity because Supports their patients and their familys

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Moorfields Eye Charity

We raise funds to support people with sight problems

Charity Registration No. 1140679


My name is Laura cartmill I am 28 years old I am partialy sighted I was born with a rare eye condition called Aniridia which means I have no iris which is  the coloured part of your eye  when I go out I use dark glasses to help with the lights and cloud with the eye condition eyes are very sensitive to light I also have autisim 

I play football with all different disabilities I play in the devon  ability counts league which is for all different disability’s and give people a chance to play against other teams I have also helped out with my football coach too we was branded the dream team it has been really good for my confidence and to socialise with others 

I am fundraising for Moorfields eye chairty on the 1st of August 2020 I will be doing a 5 thousand miles in 500 days I will be doing 10 miles everyday walking running and cycling the challange will finish on the 14th of December 2021 

Moorfields eye chairty supports Moorfields eye hospital to support their patients and their family’s it helps them to do  research so people can get the best treatment that is available 

Moorfields is a fantastic hospital when I lived in London I always went to Moorfields for regular checks I have a rare eye condition called Aniridia which means I have no iris which is the coloured part of your eye with the eye condition the pressure needs to be checked regularly I take eye drops in the day and for the evening to help to keep the pressure down 

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